Firebrand; son of Denis.





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Traits associated with the name Tyson:

Dogs named Tyson tend to be loving, loyal, good-natured, and brave. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Tyson?

Naming your dog Tyson may suggest that you admire strength and power. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor, as Tyson is a popular name for a dog.

Is Tyson a good dog name?

Tyson has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Tyson isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Tyson is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Tyson was, in the past month, the 31st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Tyson is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Tyson was viewed 0 times, and liked 5 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Tyson's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Tyson is most adored in Louisiana, Nevada and Wisconsin.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Massachusetts and Maryland.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Tyson.

Most popular breeds named Tyson:

  1. Boxer
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Rottweiler
  4. Chihuahua
  5. German Shepherd

Tyson is found in these categories:

big dog names

Tyson signifies strength, power, and a knockout punch of personality!

celestial dog names

Named after Mike, it packs a punch like a meteor impact!

badass dog names

Associations with strength and power, derived from famous boxer Mike Tyson.

cute dog names

Iron Mike's moniker, surprisingly endearing when bestowed on a pup.

british dog names

Associated with famous British boxer Frank Bruno's rival, Mike Tyson.

fat dog names

Heavyweight boxer's moniker suits chunky pups with knockout charm.

Dog names like Tyson:

Powerful Cat, Tiger
Greek giants.
Leather Worker
Gift of god
Divine Gift
Tyson dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (5)

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VaneπŸ‡§πŸ‡· (Asuncion, Paraguay)
My one month old puppy is nombra Tyson 😍 I loved the name lgmtπŸ˜»πŸ’™
February 07, 2024 β—† Translated

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Liz (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Tyson was my German shepherd dog but last year he got seriously ill and they had to put him to sleep. I couldn't say goodbye to him
July 01, 2023 β—† Translated

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Tyson (Antioquia, Colombia)
What do you think
June 14, 2023 β—† Translated

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(Provincia del Canar, Ecuador)
I first gave him that name Arremerona .... it's not fair
October 14, 2022 β—† Translated

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Tayson (Andalusia, Spain)
I love it and my dog is called adi
June 22, 2022 β—† Translated

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